Sep 15, 2020
The construction industry is one of the major contributors to the US (and global) economy. But schools are putting less priority on technical education for young adults who will soon occupy most of tomorrow’s workforce.
People now have the choice to either get a 4-year degree from a college or immediately join the workforce right after graduating from high school. However, without having any practical skills, being able to find a fulfilling career (and build wealth) can prove to be challenging. So how do we address this kind of situation? That’s what we’re here to discuss in this week’s Construction Genius podcast with Kevin Dobson from Capital College & Career Academy (CAPCCA). He’ll share with us how CAPCCA intends to take a different approach in solving these education problems.
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About the Guest:
Discovering his passion for teaching since high school, Kevin Dobson is dedicated to helping students excel in their studies and perform well by the time they enter the workforce. However, he has seen a dilemma in the current education system that seems to remain unaddressed to this day: despite the rapid advancements in technology and the world, the way of learning still stays the same. That’s why he founded the Capital College & Career Academy, a free public charter school dedicated to accelerating high school students in terms of career. It is slated to launch this coming January 2021 and offers technical education to its future students.
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